Rick Dempsey

Rick Dempsey

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Handled pitchers well, loved to slide on wet tarps during rain delays.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

Baltimore Orioles

playing career

1969—1992

nickname

Dipper

Born

September 13, 1949, in Fayetteville, TN

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-0 / 190
Average HOF C
Hitting
30
Power
40
Running
30
Fielding
60
Throwing
60
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Mentor
UNIFORM NUMBER
#24
BATTING ORDER
9
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
9-23-1969
FINAL GAME
9-27-1992
CAREER AGE
19-42
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
1983
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

25.1

career value

WAR7

17.4

long peak

WAR5C

12.7

prime

WAR3

9.4

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

154.8

career value

WIN shares 7

92.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

50.6

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#64

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#15

1969—1992

All-Time

#811

POsition Players
#43
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#63
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#62
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.233
Batting Average
.319
On-Base Percentage
.347
Slugging Percentage
9
home runs per season
2
Stolen Bases per season